Tree House-Kiawah Island contemporary-pool

Tree House-Kiawah Island

Photo Credit: Holger Hobenaus

Description: The owners of this home travel extensively and appreciate the great outdoors. Global travels shaped their desire for a home that embraces nature. The bridge connecting the sleeping and living structures allows cool ocean breezes to pass from the marsh to the front yard; decks and stairs to pool and terrace visually connect inside and out. Most walls from the street are solid, providing privacy, yet they open to rooms of glass, timber and soaring ceilings with views of Bass and Cinder Creeks and Folly Island.

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January 8, 2013
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The Anderson Studio of Architecture & Design
There is no exterior brick in this design. The tiles you see are sourced to harmonize with the color pallet of the rest of the home.
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July 26, 2012
epagan wrote:
how do i know how deep to put the stones & how far apart for the grass - how do i know how deep to put the stones & how far do i seperate for the grass
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Casey Barnes
Do you know what actually got planted? It looks like a moss not a grass. We pretty much have the same stone laid right now, and trying to decide what to put in between. We did 3" spacing by the way.
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Casey Barnes
Here is a picture of it.
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July 9, 2012
jackreese wrote:
What type of stone is pool coping and stepping stone? thanks
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Is the oyster tabby rough on the feet around the pool? Is that poured in place or a local product in pavers?
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Hi, The stones are not rough because they are "filled" and honed. They were not poured in place, but purchased as local pavers. Hope that helps.
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September 16, 2014
greensny design, inc. wrote:
can you tell me the interior finish of the pool?
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"The bridge connecting the sleeping and living structures allows cool ocean breezes to pass from the marsh to the front yard," says Anderson. "Decks and stairs to the pool and terrace visually connect inside and out." The enclosed part is the dining room; the area overhead is a connecting balcony that has views over the marshes out to Folly Beach and the Atlantic. A grid of tabby pavers (concrete with oyster shells mixed in) in sod keeps clean edges within the immediate landscape around the house.

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